Biological Sciences

  • Life-history evolution
  • Sexual selection and sexual conflict
  • Non-genetic inheritance
  • Fungal Molecular Genetics
  • Circadian Rhythms

Chemistry

  • Gas separation and storage, energy storage, and material discovery
  • Chemical sensing and optoelectronics
  • Structure, dynamics, reactivity, and catalytic behavior, We explore systems of interest by employing both first-principles and classical simulation methods.
  • In our group we are working on the area of biological in(or)ganic chemistry and nanomedicine, a unique combination of in(or)ganic chemistry, biology and nanotechnology.
  • Metal-organic nanoscale composites for drug delivery.
  • Supramolecular containers for molecular recognition and drug delivery.
  • Multifaceted platinum based therapeutics for cancer.
  • Catalysis: Transition Metal Catalysis & Organocatalysis
  • Asymmetric Synthesis
  • Synthesis of Natural Products & Biologically Active Compounds

Mathematics

  • Algebraic Number Theory : Study of Class groups, Units, Annihilators of Class groups and Diophantine Equations.
  • Additive Combinatorics : Structure theory of set addition.
  • Quantum information and computation theory.
  • Matrix analysis.
  • Quantum stochastic calculus.
  • Quantum probability.

Physics

  • Semiconductor Nanostructures (Quantum Dots, Metal Oxide Materials)
  • Properties of Organic & Molecular Semiconductors
  • Light Emitting Diodes (QD-LED, O-LED, Perovskite-LED)
  • Printed photovoltaic devices (Perovskites)
  • Flexible, stretchable and transparent electronics
  • Thin film growth and characterization techniques.
  • Electronic materials and devices.
  • Complex functional oxide heterostructures and interface.
  • Ferroelectric/Multiferroic tunnel junctions.
  • Study of electronic and atomic structure of nanomaterials and thinfilms
  • X-ray spectroscopy and applications
  • Materials growth and device fabrication
  • Metal, Semiconductor and Magnetic Nanostructures
  • Core-shell Nanomaterials
  • Functional Hybrid Nanomaterials
  • Experimental high energy nuclear physics
  • Phase Diagram of Quantum Chromodynamics
  • Properties of matter in the Quark-Gluon Plasma / Hadronic phases
  • Phenomenology of Relativistic Heavy Ion Collisions, e.g., collective phenomena, flavor dynamics (non-strange vs strange / light vs heavy)